Lone Punjab cop to get residence minister’s medal has led many high-profile instances

Aman Sood

Tribune News Service

Patiala, August 12

The lone adorned cop from Punjab, whose father was assassinated throughout militancy, Bikramjit Singh Brar has been awarded the celebrated ‘Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation’ for 2020.

He is among the many 121 police personnel throughout the nation chosen for the award. The Ministry of Home Affairs shortlisted Brar’s identify from a panel of many officers despatched by Punjab.

The award comes following Brar’s position in investigations resulting in the arrest of gangster Sukhpreet Budha, busting of unlawful nexus of gun homeowners and gangsters during which greater than 150 weapons have been recovered. Further investigation led to the arrest of Harman Bhullar and 6 different accused from Rajasthan, who have been concerned in sensational crimes in Punjab, and restoration of refined computerized arms from terrorist Billa.

Early this yr, DSP Bikramjit Singh Brar was awarded President’s Police Medal for gallantry on Republic Day for encounter towards gangster Vicky Gounder.

He had joined the power as ASI however was promoted for his position in fixing many heinous crimes, together with terrorism-related instances.

An alumnus of Yadavindra Public School, Patiala, Brar has been within the limelight ever since he joined the police power following his tirade towards gangsters and his means to resolve many heinous crimes, together with a kidnapping bid whereby he led the group to get better the kid inside 24 hours.

The current award consists of 15 officers from the Central Bureau of Investigation, 10 every from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra Police, eight from Uttar Pradesh Police, seven every from Kerala and West Bengal Police, and the remaining from different states and Union Territories. Punjab has only one identify within the record.

Bikramjit Brar is posted Mohali DSP, and has been instrumental previously in arresting or eliminating a number of dreaded criminals, together with drug lord Jagdish Bhola going through instances associated to Rs 6,000 crore artificial medication commerce.

A daredevil police officer, Brar might be referred to as the true hero of the Vicky Gounder operation as he was the primary to enter the gangster hideout. Gounder was shot useless by a Punjab Police group two years again after three-month chase following the Nabha jailbreak.

Due to operational abilities and integrity, Brar is counted among the many blue-eyed ‘boys’ of senior Punjab Police officers. Brar’s father Baldev Singh Brar was posted as SP (Detective), Patiala, when he was shot useless throughout a morning stroll in 1988.

A national-level boxer, Brar is credited with arresting many of the gangsters who deliberate the sensational Nabha jailbreak.

“I am honoured to get this award and I do not have words to thank my seniors and colleagues in my team who have always been my strength,” says Brar who can be one of many extremely protected cops owing risk notion. “The price you pay for doing your job is sometimes high, but then being a cop is no easy task. Country and state come first,” he provides.

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